Baku, February 10, AZERTAC
The scandals happening around the International football Federation (FIFA), similar to the planned attack. This opinion in an interview with TASS was expressed by the President of the Asian football Confederation (AFC) and the candidate for the post of FIFA President Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al Khalifa.
“I don’t want to protect your organization beyond measure, but I think that we work for the good of the game, for positive things. But I think that some sort of plan behind this really exists, and it is directed against FIFA. And I say this with bitterness, because, if you look at any sport organization, put it under the microscope and carefully examine all her faults, there is not a perfect structure,” said Sheikh Salman.
Presidential candidate FIFA admits that before the election on 26 February in Zurich will be the next wave of high-profile arrests, as was the case in may and December of last year.
Aim the head of AFK getting called on election of the head of FIFA support 85-90% of the countries of Asia and Africa.
We will remind that the Russian football Union (RFU) will support on elections of the Secretary-General of the Union of European football associations (UEFA) , Gianni Infantino. While Salman does not exclude the option of combining with Infantino.
In the election of the FIFA President, in addition to Sheikh Salman and Gianni Infantino, will be attended by the colleague of Nelson Mandela, Tokyo Sexwale, former Deputy Secretary General of FIFA, Frenchman Jerome champagne and Prince of Jordan al bin al-Hussein.